News Releases

DBEDT Accepting Forms for New Renewable Fuels Tax CreditPosted on January 11, 2017 in NewsPhotovoltaic panels, wind turbine
Hawaii State Energy Office -- DBEDT is now accepting notifications from renewable fuels producers planning to pursue Hawaii’s new renewable fuels tax credit.
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State’s Clean Energy Progress Outlined in DBEDT ReportPosted on December 27, 2016 in NewsHawaii's Energy Future
Hawaii State Energy Office -- DBEDT's Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) has released its 2016 Energy Resources Coordinator’s Annual Report, which highlights the policies and activities that have advanced the state approximately a quarter of the way toward its target of achieving 100 percent renewable energy by 2045.
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Creative Lab Hawaii – Web-Series Immersive Fellow, Dee McBride, Lands Licensing Deal on her Web-Series, “Paradise Justice”Posted on December 21, 2016 in NewsCreative Lab Hawaii
DBEDT's Creative Industries Division (CID) applauds web-series co-creator and executive producer, Dee McBride, a current Creative Lab Hawaii - Web-Series Immersive fellow, and her husband/partner Shawn McBride, for landing a licensing deal on their scripted web-series titled, “Paradise Justice,” with Seeka.TV
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HTDC’s 17th Annual Holiday Tech Job Fair Showcases Opportunities for KamaainaPosted on December 16, 2016 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
High Technology Development Corp. -- Companies looking for talented kamaaina with technology skills are invited to participate in HTDC's 17th annual Holiday Tech Job Fair on Wednesday, Dec. 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Japanese Cultural Center’s Manoa Grand Ballroom.
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Hawaii-Based Media Accelerator Wraps First Feature Film, “Jo – The Medicine Runner,” Starring Matt Dillon and Jim CaviezelPosted on December 12, 2016 in NewsHawaii Strategic Development Corp.
Hawaii Strategic Development Corp. -- DBEDT and its attached agency, the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC), applauds the GVS Transmedia Accelerator Program on its announcement that private investors have funded one of their graduates, a feature film project.
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Hawaii Featured in December Issue of United Airlines’ Hemispheres Magazine, DossierPosted on December 5, 2016 in NewsDept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
Hawaii is the focus of a multi-page special section in the December issue of Hemispheres, the in-flight magazine of United Airlines. Dossier, Hemispheres’ Economic Development series, features Hawaii with in an in-depth overview
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HTDC Hosts Seminar on Manufacturing Assistance GrantPosted on December 2, 2016 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
High Technology Development Corporation -- HTDC will host a seminar on state grant funding available to qualified Hawaii manufacturing companies to help with product development or expansion through the Manufacturing Assistance Program (MAP) grant.
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Creative Lab Hawaii – Producers Immersive Fellow, Vilsoni Hereniko, and His Motion-Picture, “Until the Dolphin Flies,” Lands Major Coproduction DealPosted on December 1, 2016 in NewsCreative Lab Hawaii
Award-winning Hawaii filmmaker Vilsoni (“Vili”) Hereniko is teaming up with Australian producer Trish Lake (“Early Winter”), and New Zealand producer Catherine Fitzgerald (“The Orator”) to coproduce “Until the Dolphin Flies.” Production of the motion picture will begin in early 2018.
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Creative Lab Hawaii Program Accelerates Growth for Creative Entrepreneurs at AFMPosted on November 22, 2016 in NewsCreative Lab Hawaii
DBEDT's Creative Industries Division (CID) applauds the eight fellows of its Creative Lab Hawaii Program (CLH Program), who participated in this year’s American Film Market (AFM), which was held at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel from Nov. 2 – 9, 2016.
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PISCES Partners with UH Hilo and NASA for Simulated Human Mars Mission on Hawaii IslandPosted on November 17, 2016 in NewsPacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems
Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems -- PISCES is partnering with the University of Hawaii at Hilo and NASA this month in a ground breaking research project to prepare for an eventual manned mission to Mars.
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